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Related to smellier: smiley, wine taster, pungent, smelliest

smell·y

 (smĕl′ē)
adj. smell·i·er, smell·i·est Informal
Having a noticeable, usually unpleasant or offensive odor.

smelly

(ˈsmɛlɪ)
adj, smellier or smelliest
having a strong or nasty smell
ˈsmelliness n

smell•y

(ˈsmɛl i)

adj. smell•i•er, smell•i•est.
emitting a strong or unpleasant odor.
[1860–65]
smell′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.smelly - offensively malodorous; "a foul odor"; "the kitchen smelled really funky"

smelly

smelly

adjective
Informal. Having an unpleasant odor:
Translations
كَرِيهُ الْرَائِحَةُكَريه الرائِحَه
páchnoucí
ildelugtende
haiseva
smrdljiv
büdös
illa òefjandi
いやなにおいのする
악취가 나는
smrdljiv
illaluktande
มีกลิ่นเหม็น
pis kokulukokmuş
nặng mùi

smelly

[ˈsmelɪ] ADJ (smellier (compar) (smelliest (superl))) → maloliente, apestoso
the pub was dirty and smellyel pub era sucio y maloliente or apestoso
it's smelly in hereaquí dentro huele mal or apesta
he's got smelly feetle huelen los pies

smelly

[ˈsmɛli] adjqui sent mauvais, malodorant(e)
He's got smelly feet → Il a les pieds qui sentent mauvais., Il pue des pieds.

smelly

adj (+er)übel riechend, stinkend; it’s smelly in herehier drin stinkt es; smelly cheese (inf)Stinkkäse m (inf); you’ve got smelly feetdeine Füße stinken; come here, smelly!komm her, du kleines Stinktier! (inf)

smelly

[ˈsmɛlɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) → puzzolente
it's smelly in here → qui c'è puzza

smell

(smel) noun
1. the sense or power of being aware of things through one's nose. My sister never had a good sense of smell.
2. the quality that is noticed by using this power. a pleasant smell; There's a strong smell of gas.
3. an act of using this power. Have a smell of this!
verbpast tense, past participles smelled, ~smelt (smelt)
1. to notice by using one's nose. I smell gas; I thought I smelt (something) burning.
2. to give off a smell. The roses smelt beautiful; Her hands smelt of fish.
3. to examine by using the sense of smell. Let me smell those flowers.
-smelling
having a (particular kind of) smell. a nasty-smelling liquid; sweet-smelling roses.
ˈsmelly adjective
having a bad smell. smelly fish.
ˈsmelliness noun
smell out
to find (as if) by smelling. We buried the dog's bone, but he smelt it out again.

smelly

كَرِيهُ الْرَائِحَةُ páchnoucí ildelugtende übelriechend δύσοσμος maloliente haiseva malodorant smrdljiv puzzolente いやなにおいのする 악취가 나는 stinkend (ille)luktende śmierdzący fedido, malcheiroso вонючий illaluktande มีกลิ่นเหม็น pis kokulu nặng mùi 难闻的
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